Sunday, June 30, 2013

Studies rank Pittsburgh as one of the "smartest" cities

The evidence is totally irrefutable, I'm sure.

From the Post Gazette - "The research looked at the 100 most populous cities and ranked them on six criteria: universities and colleges per person, libraries per person, education level, media outlets per person, museums per person, and public school rank according to"

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Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Is Pittsburgh the next Portland?

Scene still from "Portlandia"
"Why compete with Austin, San Francisco, and Los Angeles for software engineers when you can set up shop cheaply in Pittsburgh? Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) graduates are in high demand. The mountain is moving to Muhammad."

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Pittsburgh hangs in top 20 in vitality index
from @PBT_Paul : Pittsburgh has moved up in the On Numbers Economic Index for May. Southwestern Pennsylvania ranked No. 15 on the monthly measure of regional economic vitality across the U.S....

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Pittsburgh 4th best in “Wallet Wellness”

Pittsburgh ranked No. 4 on's 2013 rankings for Best & Worst Cities for Wallet Wellness, primarily because it ranks in the Top 3 nationally in terms of average income adjusted for cost of living as well as housing affordability and rate of job growth. The top three cities are Minneapolis, Houston and Dallas.

Friday, April 12, 2013

U-Haul Ranks Pittsburgh as 2012 Top US Growth City

Everything comes around.